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Greenville man arrested after weekend stabbing, shooting

Tyrell Best (Pitt County Detention Center photo) GREENVILLE, Pitt County - A suspect in a stabbing and shooting incident in Greenville was arrested after a brief foot chase on Monday. Tyrell Best, 33, was arrested not far from the H&K Mart on West 5th Street on Monday shortly after 6 p.m. He was cha

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-19 02:31:16

N.C. 12 open to traffic after flooding from Hurricane Jose closed part of road

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Coastal flooding from Hurricane Jose has prompted North Carolina to close parts of the main highway on the Outer Banks. The state transportation department said Tuesday that parts of N.C. Highway 12 were closed by flooding Tuesday morning. The agency said the road north of the P

WNCT - 2017-09-19 14:54:47

Greenville Police investigating weekend assault off ECU campus

GREENVILLE, Pitt County - Greenville Police are investigating after a man was beaten up during a fight that involved around 100 people. Police responded to the intersection of 4th and Summit Street for the report of a fight and a large crowd. Officers saw several people lifting a male off the street

WCTI12.COM - 2017-09-20 00:33:10

UPDATE: Police ID body found as homeless Greenville woman

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WITN - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Mailboxes vandalized in Greenville's Teel's Estates neighborhood

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - Someone is vandalizing mailboxes in Greenville's Teel's Estates neighborhood. So far, there aren't any witnesses. Residents do have a warning for the person behind it. "Please stop," said Theila Brown, a resident. "Our neighborhood was very safe before, so if you are doing

WNCT - 2017-09-19 22:41:16

Deputies make arrest in missing person's case turned homicide investigation

CRESWELL, N.C. (WNCT) - The Washington County Sheriff's Office had made an arrest in connection to the 2008 killing of Craig Swain. The Washington County Sheriff tells 9 On Your Side deputies and agents with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation arrested Marvin Lewis of Creswell on Septem

WNCT - 2017-09-19 19:45:29

8 arrested in Pamlico Co. drug bust targeting dealers, traffickers

BAYBORO, N.C. (WNCT) - The Pamlico County Sheriff's Office arrested eight people as part of an operation targeting drug dealers and traffickers. The Sheriff's Office said investigators seized methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, prescription medication and cash. Investigators utilized undercover office

WNCT - 2017-09-18 22:14:19

Audio, video recordings recovered from Duke Life Flight crash

HERTFORD, N.C. (WAVY/WNCN) - The National Transportation Safety Board says audio and video recordings were recovered from a Duke Life Flight helicopter that crashed in North Carolina. According to an NTSB report, the helicopter, which was equipped with an on-board audio and video recording system, w

WNCT - 2017-09-19 17:15:44

North Carolina governor rescinds state of emergency

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has rescinded the state of emergency issued last week for Hurricane Irma. Cooper issued the declaration for all 100 counties on Sept. 7 to help move resources needed to respond to the storm. The executive order that waives truck weight, size and ho

WNCT - 2017-09-19 10:40:39

Police: URI assistant basketball coach arrested at arena

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) - Police say an assistant basketball coach at the University of Rhode Island was arrested at an arena after a disturbance involving members of the team. WPRI-TV reports that a South Kingstown police report says Tyron Boswell faces misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct

WNCT - 2017-09-18 22:50:13

Fair season is officially underway in the east!

GREENVILLE, N.C. - (WNCT) The county fair is a bit of an American staple, uniting people around the best of food and fun. After recent accidents at fairs across the country, including Greensboro, ride safety has become the talk of the town. Tatyana Houston and her fiance Anthony Brown said today is

WNCT - 2017-09-20 04:08:20

Conley volleyball stays unbeaten; Rose survives thriller with New Bern

GREENVILLE (WNCT) DH Conley swept past rival South Central while JH Rose survived a 5-set thriller in volleyball action on Tuesday night. Conley swept the Falcons by scores of 25-17, 25-19 and 25-18. Rose and New Bern battled into the night in that 5-set match. The Rampants finally prevailed, 25-11,

WNCT - 2017-09-20 01:51:07

ECU instructor affected by Equifax data breach warns of consequences

This July 21, 2012, photo shows Equifax Inc., offices in Atlanta. Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans. The Atlanta-based company said Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, that "criminals" exploited a U.S. website applic

WNCT - 2017-09-19 22:53:07

Health officials conduct fair food inspections

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - Food vendors at the Lenoir County Fairgrounds got ready for the health inspectors as the fair kicked off Tuesday. Larry McCranie said he and his team know what to expect because they have been in business since 1931. "Make sure all your equipment is working properly like every

WNCT - 2017-09-19 22:25:57

Onslow County Museum celebrates "Talk Like a Pirate" Day

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT)-If you heard people talking like pirates today, it was for a good reason. Today is international "Talk Like a Pirate" day. And in Onslow County, some swashbuckling kids got in on the action at the Onslow County Museum. The young pirates made hooks, treasure chests, puppets

WNCT - 2017-09-19 22:07:50

State veterinarian warns farms owners of rabies risk to N.C. livestock

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The state veterinarian of North Carolina is warning farm owners to vaccinate against the disease. Doug Meckes, state veterinarian of North Carolina, said the number of rabies cases particularly in horses has been higher than average this year. Five rabies cases in farm anim

WNCT - 2017-09-19 22:01:26

GPD to begin tenth annual Citizen's Police Academy

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The Greenville Police Department is holding their tenth year of citizen police academy. The course begins this week and teaches locals just what cops do in and out of the station on a daily basis. The community has the opportunity to sign up for this free ten-week course he

WNCT - 2017-09-19 21:58:39

Inspectors checking fair rides to ensure guest safety

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - As the Pitt County Fair kicks off, local officials are working to keep ride-goers safe, especially after the fatal Ohio State Fair accident in July. Mark Janas is the general manager of Powers Great American Midways - a Wilmington-based company that provides the 35 rides fo

WNCT - 2017-09-19 21:55:30

7.1 magnitude quake kills 44 as buildings collapse in Mexico

Remains of a damaged building stands after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. A powerful earthquake has jolted Mexico, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) MEXICO CITY (AP) -

WNCT - 2017-09-19 20:51:36

Florida hospital calls photos of newborns 'outrageous, unacceptable'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WFLA) - A Florida hospital came under fire Monday after pictures of employees with newborns appeared on social media. Those workers at the Naval Hospital Jacksonville were reportedly seen making the newborn babies dance and another photo shows the employee giving the baby the fin

WNCT - 2017-09-19 20:01:50